Gainesville residents were given an extra reason to donate blood during the Memorial Day weekend.
Holiday weekends usually mean congestion for the state's roads and lakes, but this Memorial Day weekend was less troublesome than years past.
The Gainesville City Board of Education is looking at a possible 15 percent hike in the tax rate as part of its proposed budget for fiscal year 2008-2009. Residents will have a chance to weigh in with their opinions at hearings set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at New Holland Core Knowledge Academy, 170 Barn St., and at 6 p.m. Thursday at Gainesville High School, 830 Century Place. Last ...
Green Street exploded red, white and blue as American veterans marched through downtown Gainesville Monday amidst the fanfare of a high school marching band and cheering crowds.
It was good living, growing up on the farm. It was the early 1900s and Marcus A. Poole Sr. raised cotton and vegetables along with eight hard-working children - five sons and three daughters.
Sam McKnight, 14, of Cumming said he doesn't get much of a chance to participate in outdoor sports when he is at his parents' house. But when he visits his grandparents in Gainesville, he has fun getting to throw tomahawks and going fishing.
Lake Sidney Lanier has become a political football in a high-stakes game involving the states of Georgia, Florida and Alabama, as well as the federal government.
The city of Gainesville will change its solid waste pick up schedule next week because of Monday's Memorial Day holiday.
Just more than 63 years after Aubrey Roberts landed with his fellow Marines at Iwo Jima, Japan, in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, his two sons and a grandson retraced his footsteps up Mount Suribachi. For Lee Roberts, John Roberts and Sean Childers, learning more about the war record of Aubrey Roberts has been an adventure in detective work. Aubrey Roberts, a two-time Purple ...
Gwinnett County Police have arrested four people in Buford who they suspected as being members of the "Blood" gang.
The Gainesville City Board of Education plans to hold public hearings Wednesday and Thursday on next year's budget.
Lake Lanier is entering uncharted territory.
A 30-foot-long cabin cruiser caught fire Sunday afternoon at Holiday Marina on Lake Lanier. The boat was a total loss, but no one was seriously injured in the fire, Hall County Fire Chief David Kimbrell said. The boat's owner had filled the cruiser with 45 gallons of gas at the marina's refueling dock when a fire started in the engine. He was the only one aboard when the fire ignited. ...
If you are frustrated by the many Hall County roads under construction, there will be a break for the holiday weekend.
Nearly one month after he was injured in Iraq, a soldier from Gillsville has made it back to Georgia. Pvt. Nathon Bagwell is now recovering from a gunshot wound he received in an April 27 attack on his platoon in Sadr City at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta.
Two people were arrested Thursday and charged in connection with a Nov. 14 armed robbery in the parking lot of the Taco Bell on Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville.
Second-grade students from Fair Street School took a field trip Friday that was more about service than sightseeing.
Outgoing Hall County Juvenile Court Judge Mary Carden was honored by friends and colleagues Friday afternoon at the Hall County Courthouse.
An early taste of winter is on the way with a cold start to the Thanksgiving holiday week, according to the National Weather Service.
It may be one of the biggest "what if" debates in political history.
With the national convention seven months away, Nath Hayes' job was to check out where the Georgia Jaycees would be staying during the event in Dallas.
Needy families in Hall County will have a full meal to enjoy on Thanksgiving.
Mary Anne Collier is passionate about two things: mathematics and teaching.
Terminated deputies Jack Dodd and Larry Henslee responded Thursday to what they said are inaccurate and unfair assertions of blame by the Hall County Sheriff's Office for their roles in the escape of an inmate.
Homeless and needy veterans will have the opportunity to receive vital supplies Saturday through several area veterans organizations.
Gainesville ushered in another holiday season with horse-drawn carriage rides, music and lights on the square.
Here are some tips to help you deal with the summer heat wave.
Braving winter weather